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an asset price bubble. you can't get off that ride, unless you're moving to another country. >> or detroit where you can still pick up a house for $10,000. but then you're not in -- as you point out, people make housing choices on schools, economic opportunities, jobs. >> let me ask you this. when we looked at the disparities in subprime loans, 2006, 30% of these loans went to women. much likely men to get subprime mortgages. even high-in come african-american borrowers were likely to get subprime mortgages than white borrowers. was that about being a bad decisionmakers, women aren't good with their money or are we seeing targeted behaviors and those behaviors are still unaddressed? >> additionally these lenders targeted elderly african-american women with high equity in their homes. when they perfected this whole process of scamming people out of their equity, they rolled it out to communities of color, primarily african-american communities, because they didn't have enough people who spoke spanish to hit that community. they hit the spanish community later. but it was a targeted theft of
managers with the power to set aside elected governments most famously in the largest city, detroit. pennsylvania governor tom corbett, so unpopular may not run for election in 2014, pushed forth a law disenfranchising voters prompting the court to smack it down. equally unpopular governor rick scott refuses to budge on the state's stand your ground law trying a second percentage of the voter rolls, no likely that legitimate voters will be bumped off the roles. governor kasich in ohio signed new restrictions on reproductive rights. the governor in maine, education andy, a included state funding for religious schools. list goes on and on. far right republican governor implementing agendas. north carolina, its governor, pat mccrory promised if he won, which he did last november, he wouldn't sign any new abortion restrictions into law. he did just that putting his signature on a bill last month that tucked those restrictions into a motorcycle safety measure. this week mccrory signed a bill into law that takes voter suppression to a whole new level. north carolina's new voter law requir
to unsolved rape cases in cuyahoga county, which includes cleveland. detroit prosecutor kim worthy found more than 11,000 untested rape kits in a warehouse in 2009. since then, 600 kits that have been tested and prosecutors have discovered evidence in 21 -- of 21 serial rapists. rosa picket actually lived this nightmare in the small, predominantly black and overwhelmingly poor town of robbins, illinois. she came forward with her story after the cook county sheriff's office discovered that more than 200 rape kits had been collected in robbins since the mid-'70s that were never used to solve crimes. rosa was raped 36 years ago. her rape kit was lost and never been found. her attacker, never apprehended. now she's working to make sure that other survivors get the justice that she never did. and joining us from chicago is the chief of policy and communications in the cook county sheriff's office, cara smith, and the brave sexual assault survivor, whose story i just shared, rosa pickett, thank you both for joining me. >> good morning, thank you. >> good morning. >> and cara, i want to start with y
, the stench of his blood was in the air. the big march in detroit, the week later. of course, the birmingham monday less than a month later. then kennedy. there was a season of tumultuous uprising in our country and a lot of bloodshed along the way and a lot of fear. >> and that issue of where the vines was coming from and who should fear the violence. i'll talk to you for a moment. i have something i would like us to listen to. on meet the press, roy wilkins being asked about the likelihood that it would be marchers who would riot. let's take a listen. >> mr. wilkins, there are a great many people, as i'm sure you know, that believe it would be impossible to bring more than 100,000 militant negroes into washington without incidence and possibly riot. >> i don't think there will be any rioting. i don't think a hundred thousand people, just assembling, is cause for apprehension about a riot. the city of washington has accommodated much larger crowds and nobody has talked up in advance the possibility of violence. >> so as you just pointed out, all of the violence up to this moment had been ag
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